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Senior Quantity Surveyor - civil engineering

Employer
L. McGarry Ltd.
Location
Manchester, North West
Salary
£80,000
Closing date
May 26, 2024

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Specialty
Surveying & Geomatics
Position Type
Other
Organization Type
Industry
Danny Sullivan Group are currently looking for a Senior Quantity Surveyor for a role with a Tier 1 contractor based out of their Manchester office. Will be primarily working on a large project in Whaley Bridge, Derbyshire some 16 miles from Manchester. Role would ideally suit a candidate based around the Greater Manchester area who is looking for long term work in the area. Hybrid working arrangement available with site visits once or twice a week.

Ideal candidate would have Tier 1 experience as well as excellent knowledge of NEC contracts (option E and D) as well as strong civil engineering background.

Responsibilities:

The Senior Quantity Surveyor will monitor contract progress against the agreed programmes, control costs against agreed budgets/end cost forecasts, prepare and agree interim valuations and final accounts, prepare and agree any necessary claims for reimbursements and for loss and expense and will liaise the customers and third parties on all commercial matters.

It is the Senior Quantity Surveyors responsibility to evaluate potential implications for dispute resolution and to contribute and develop as appropriate quality, health & safety, welfare and risks in accordance with the companies management systems.

Preparing, negotiating and analysing costs for budgets.

Ensure sub-contractors are pre-qualified in accordance with management systems.

Procurement of Sub-Contractors and preparation of Sub-Contractor order documentation.

Assessing and certification of sub-contractor interim payments and ensuring required Payer / Pay-less notices as issued.

Advising on a range of legal and contractual issues and identification and management of commercial risks.

Production and presentation of monthly Cost Value Reconciliation on projects.

Establish, maintain and enhance effective working relationships.

Plan, allocate and evaluate work carried out by teams, individuals and self.

Assist in managing the Commercial team and supervise and mentor Quantity Surveyors.

Ensure effective interaction between the commercial and operational site teams.

Experience/qualifications:

Degree Qualified

Construction Experience

Good knowledge of construction contracts particularly the JCT & NEC Forms of Contract Experience Essential

Sound Commercial Awareness

Excellent communication & negotiation skills

High levels of organisational skills

Ability to meet deadlines

Excellent numerical, IT and problem-solving skills

Excellent long term opportunity available for a candidate looking to be based around the Greater Manchester area long term. Open to contract or permanent candidates but ideally permanent. Contract candidates cannot operate outside of IR35. Contact Jimmy Holly at Danny Sullivan Group for more details.

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